Category Dresses & Skirts

Effortless Sustainable Style by Amour Vert

[pinterest] When we shop sustainably we are certainly limited for choice compared to the hundreds of thousands of less ethical fashion brands available. Once upon a time, the decision to only buy sustainable fashion may have compromised on style. But it is good to know that this is no longer the case, and there really are plenty of stylish sustainable labels to satisfy our fashion desires whilst still taking care

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Three things I love: Parisian Chic Sustainable Stripes

[pinterest] Stripes, stripes stripes…….. You might be able to tell that I am a little obsessed. Just a little. But they never go out of style, so it is a very sensible fashion obsession for me to have. If you love stripes as much as I do then know that you can invest in a sustainable stripey number and not regret it. You will be still wearing it in five

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3 Things I Love: Organic cotton dresses from ModCloth

[pinterest] When I first came across ModCloth, I really loved the concept of this online retailer. ModCloth stocks and promotes indie designers, giving customers access to a greater range of interesting and unique styles, and an alternative to the fast fashion copy-cat pieces that we see in many of the popular fashion chains. A great concept that I really wanted to support, but the problem for me was that they didn’t

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DIY tutorial: Repurposed sari silk skirt

I am super excited to bring you this simple but stunning DIY tutorial for this skirt made from a repurposed vintage silk sari. This skirt is entirely hand-sewn, and is very simple, so it is the perfect project for a beginner, or anyone who doesn’t own a sewing machine. Materials For this project you will need: One vintage silk sari (a large piece of soft cotton will also work for

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Ethical office-wear for the new year

[pinterest] With the holiday season behind us, it is time to think about returning to work. As a time of reflection, the new year is also the perfect time to take stock of our wardrobe and assess whether it will meet our needs for the new year to come. Planning ahead is important when maintaining a sustainable and ethical wardrobe- if you suddenly find you need a new garment to

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Christmas wishlist: sustainable outfit from Kowtow

[pinterest] A quick scan of my wardrobe will tell you that I am not in any need of buying a new dress to wear this Christmas. But if my my wardrobe was looking bear this holiday season, this is dress what I would buy to wear on Christmas day. New Zealand based label Kowtow produces clothing that is ethically and sustainably made from seed to garment- using 100% Fair-trade certified organic

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Hand-printed maxi skirt

[pinterest] I am loving this hand-printed maxi by Etsy seller theifandbandit. Printed on soy and bamboo cotton using non-toxic water based ink it stakes up pretty well on the eco front. Thanks to creatures comforts for bringing it to my attention! I may well be tempted to purchase this for the summer. Tweet